Commenting on Labour’s call for care workers to be paid at least the real living wage and for the prime minister to make good on his promise to fix social care, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today: “Care workers perform skilled word day-in, day-out, looking after the most vulnerable people in society. “Their […]
Health staff across the North East of England – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are beginning two days of campaigning today (Thursday) urging the government to give an early, significant pay rise of at least £2,000 to every worker in the NHS. Staff in UNISON branches based in NHS hospitals, ambulance stations […]
UNISON Northern congratulates Labour-run Sunderland City Council on their recent decision to become the first Local Authority in the North East accredited as a Real Living Wage employer.
Responding to the publication today (Wednesday) of the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) report on officer and staff safety, UNISON national officer for police staff Ben Priestley said: “It was vital that the interests of frontline police staff, such as police community support officers (PCSOs) and custody and detention officers, were properly covered in the […]
UNISON has been working hard to ensure that members delivering education across a range of settings are being supported to do their jobs safely.
A pay claim submitted by UNISON to the government today would see of at least £2,000, for NHS staff, by the end of this year.
This is a welcome step forward but still leaves a confusing picture
Some sites already charging staff again – even as COVID-19 pandemic continues
It’s still unclear why government guidance won’t allow them, when they’re recommended for other workplaces.
UNISON council workers have today agreed to accept a 2.75% pay offer for this year.